The White-Lined Sphinx Moth is also known as a hummingbird moth because of the rapid wing movement while they hover over flowers while feeding. Learn more: WHITE LINED SPHINX MOTH Here is one hovering over a Dianthus.
The Pandora Moth is native in the western United States. They can be found among various pine trees. This moths life cycle takes two years. They lay eggs in early summer, which hatch about two months later. The larvae (or caterpillar) then remain on the tree over winter, feeding on the foliage. The following summer… Read More PANDORA MOTH
Field crickets can be found in grassy areas where there is some humidity. They get protection in the grass or leaf letter from night temperatures and wind. They live in holes in the ground or under objects on soil. Field crickets will eat both plant and animal matter. They are beneficial as they are scavengers… Read More FIELD CRICKET
Western Tiger Swallowtails are found in the eastern part of North America, usually where there is water or moisture. They are very conspicuous with their bright yellow and black tiger-stripes. Learn more about swallowtails: SWALLOWTAILS